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  • noun Plural form of laager.

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Examples

  • In our ever shrinking world where journeys that once took days or weeks now takes hours, where we can communicate with people virtually anywhere in the world via e-mail or facsimile, the idea that we should all fortify ourselves in our racially exclusive laagers is ridiculous.

    Is That Legal?: Fundraising Through Falsehood at VDare.com

  • Before this weary conflict came to a close, nearly every Boer family was gathered in from the perils and privations of the war-wasted veldt; and so, while nearly 30,000 burghers were detained as prisoners of war at various points across the sea, their wives and children, to the number of over 100,000, were tenderly cared for in English laagers all along the line of rails or close to conveniently situated towns.

    With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back

  • The rest of the British movement was successfully carried out, the enemy retiring before them; but although all the troops were out, except those absolutely needed for garrisoning the works, the enemy's field bases -- "laagers" -- could not be reached.

    Story of the War in South Africa 1899-1900

  • We can retreat to our national laagers, which would be an economic disaster, or we can build an interdependent world that works.

    Globalisation can work, but only with a unified international plan | Will Hutton

  • What I said was that in this day and age, it is ridiculous to think that we can all live in our racially exclusive laagers.

    Is That Legal?: Fundraising Through Falsehood at VDare.com

  • Advances in transportation and communications technology is rendering obsolete the idea that we can all wall ourselves off into racially exclusive laagers.

    Is That Legal?: Fundraising Through Falsehood at VDare.com

  • In fact, the reason the Dow and the S&P 500 have taken so long to get back up here is to make up for all the laagers in there.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2007

  • These modern-day laagers nurture the desire of their mainly white inhabitants to cut themselves off from South Africa and practice local "own affairs".

    ANC Today

  • These modern-day laagers nurture the desire of their mainly white inhabitants to cut themselves off from South Africa and practice local "own affairs".

    ANC Today

  • These modern-day laagers nurture the desire of their mainly white inhabitants to cut themselves off from South Africa and practice local "own affairs".

    AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS NATIONAL GENERAL COUNCIL 2005

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